Result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 6-10 2000, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
279 & 241/9d
(67.1 ov, target 263)
258 & 195/4
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Kirsten c Ranatunga b Perera1163900017.46
ND McKenzie c Arnold b Perera015000.00
JH Kallis c †Sangakkara b Vaas1931393061.29
DJ Cullinan c Atapattu b Vaas38841126045.23
JN Rhodes  b Muralitharan2153523039.62
L Klusener not out951752866054.28
MV Boucher c Chandana b Vaas49141044.44
SM Pollock (c) b Muralitharan3364714051.56
N Boje c †Sangakkara b Vaas2194972022.34
PR Adams lbw b Muralitharan1581691018.51
M Hayward c de Silva b Chandana0711000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 12)22
TOTAL(108.2 Ov, RR: 2.57, 416 Mts)279
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Neil McKenzie, 1.1 ov), 2-23 (Jacques Kallis, 10.2 ov), 3-57 (Gary Kirsten, 20.2 ov), 4-89 (Jonty Rhodes, 33.6 ov), 5-103 (Daryll Cullinan, 38.6 ov), 6-117 (Mark Boucher, 42.1 ov), 7-186 (Shaun Pollock, 59.2 ov), 8-240 (Nicky Boje, 86.2 ov), 9-278 (Paul Adams, 105.3 ov), 10-279 (Nantie Hayward, 108.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas3698542.3601
PDRL Perera1836023.3303
PA de Silva521603.2002
M Muralitharan39147031.7904
UDU Chandana4.202616.0002
ST Jayasuriya30903.0000
RP Arnold31301.0000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu  b Hayward1031351032.25
ST Jayasuriya (c)c Kirsten b Boje8511317314075.22
RP Arnold c Klusener b Boje28721042038.88
PA de Silva st †Boucher b Boje2790028.57
DPMD Jayawardene c Kirsten b Boje34861174039.53
WPUJC Vaas lbw b Pollock56381007.93
A Ranatunga  b Boje1452692026.92
KC Sangakkara c †Boucher b Hayward2577892032.46
UDU Chandana c McKenzie b Pollock3262903051.61
PDRL Perera c Boje b Pollock1033481030.30
M Muralitharan not out027000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1, nb 8, w 1)13
TOTAL(98.2 Ov, RR: 2.62, 416 Mts)258
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Marvan Atapattu, 7.5 ov), 2-122 (Russel Arnold, 30.3 ov), 3-130 (Aravinda de Silva, 32.4 ov), 4-135 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 38.3 ov), 5-170 (Chaminda Vaas, 59.3 ov), 6-180 (Mahela Jayawardene, 62.2 ov), 7-201 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 76.3 ov), 8-223 (Kumar Sangakkara, 85.6 ov), 9-257 (Ruchira Perera, 96.5 ov), 10-258 (Upul Chandana, 98.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock22.2104031.7902
M Hayward2026823.4012
JH Kallis1334803.6902
L Klusener923604.0002
N Boje3486251.8200
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Kirsten lbw b Muralitharan401501983026.66
ND McKenzie run out (Jayasuriya)1769910024.63
JH Kallis  b de Silva045000.00
DJ Cullinan c Arnold b Muralitharan323220013.04
JN Rhodes c Jayawardene b Muralitharan541511725035.76
L Klusener c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan35871314040.22
MV Boucher  b Muralitharan2559892042.37
SM Pollock (c)c †Sangakkara b Jayasuriya1380950016.25
N Boje not out2953733054.71
PR Adams c & b Jayasuriya311230027.27
M Hayward not out3760042.85
Extras(lb 4, nb 15)19
TOTAL(113.5 Ov, RR: 2.11, 458 Mts)241/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Neil McKenzie, 22.2 ov), 2-50 (Jacques Kallis, 23.4 ov), 3-59 (Daryll Cullinan, 30.3 ov), 4-107 (Gary Kirsten, 52.4 ov), 5-152 (Jonty Rhodes, 72.5 ov), 6-169 (Lance Klusener, 82.3 ov), 7-197 (Mark Boucher, 96.2 ov), 8-220 (Shaun Pollock, 106.2 ov), 9-236 (Paul Adams, 112.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1022202.2000
PDRL Perera201306.5003
RP Arnold2.10602.7600
PA de Silva24.574911.9700
M Muralitharan45.5146851.4806
ST Jayasuriya2445622.3300
UDU Chandana502304.6002
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 263 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu c Kirsten b Pollock01715000.00
ST Jayasuriya (c) b Adams1753911032.07
KC Sangakkara c Rhodes b Hayward616271037.50
DPMD Jayawardene not out10118321714155.19
PA de Silva lbw b Klusener41941056043.61
A Ranatunga not out2842646066.66
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(67.1 Ov, RR: 2.9, 262 Mts)195/4
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Marvan Atapattu, 4.2 ov), 2-20 (Kumar Sangakkara, 9.4 ov), 3-37 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 19.4 ov), 4-119 (Aravinda de Silva, 50.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock631312.1600
M Hayward912112.3302
JH Kallis42401.0000
L Klusener12.142011.6400
PR Adams1637214.5000
N Boje2046503.2500
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Player Of The Series
Lance Klusener
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1507
Season2000
Match days6,7,8,9,10 August 2000 (5-day match)
Umpires
B.C. Cooray
Eddie Nicholls
TV Umpire
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
Brian Hastings
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 06 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 194/7 (L Klusener 50*, N Boje 2*, 62 ov)
Mon, 07 Aug - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 138/4 (DPMD Jayawardene 4*, WPUJC Vaas 1*, 44 ov)
Tue, 08 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 27/0 (G Kirsten 18*, ND McKenzie 6*, 8 ov)
Wed, 09 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 157/5 (L Klusener 27*, MV Boucher 2*, 77 ov)
Thu, 10 Aug - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 195/4 (67.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • South Africa 200 runs in 99.2 overs, 397 minutes
  • South Africa 2nd innings: De Silva got a cramp in the 107.5 over,Arnold completed the over
  • Lunch : South Africa 241/9 declared in 113.5 overs, 458 minutes (Boje 29*, Hayward 3*)
  • Tea : Sri Lanka 51/3 in 28 overs, 120 minutes (Jayawardena 19*, de Silva 8*)
  • Sri Lanka 100 runs in 42.1, 168 minutes
  • Jayawardena 50 runs in 104 balls, 129 minutes, 7x4, 0x6
  • Sri Lanka 150 runs in 61.4 overs, 240 minutes
  • DPMD Jayawardene 100 runs in 183 balls, 217 minutes, 15x4, 1x6
Day 4
  • South Africa 50 runs in 22 overs, 90 minutes
  • Lunch : South Africa 84/3 in 42 overs, 160 minutes (Kirsten 35*, Rhodes 19*)
  • South Africa 100 runs in 51.2, 193 minutes
  • JN Rhodes 50 runs in 136 balls, 150 minutes, 5x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 150 runs 71.1 overs, 287 minutes
  • Tea : South africa 157/5 in 77 overs, 310 minutes (Klusener 27*, Boucher 2*)
Day 3
  • Sri Lanka 150 runs in 48.1 overs, 212 minutes
  • Lunch : Sri Lanka 170/5 in 59.3 overs, 256 minutes (Mahela 30*)
  • Sri Lanka 200 runs in 73.4 overs, 313 minutes
  • 2nd New ball taken after 91 overs, score 244/8
  • Sri Lanka 250 runs in 92 overs, 386 minutes
  • Tea : Sri Lanka 258/10 in 98.2 overs, 416 minutes (Muralitharan 0*)
Day 2
  • South Africa 200 runs in 63.3 overs, 269 minutes
  • New ball taken after 82 overs, score 236/7
  • South Africa 250 runs in 90.3 overs, 368 minutes
  • Lunch : South Africa 264/8 in 98 overs, 391 minutes (Klusener 85*, Adams 10*)
  • Sri Lanka 50 runs in 13 overs, 58 minutes
  • ST Jayasuriya 50 runs in 46 balls, 71 minutes, 9x4, 0x6
  • Sri Lanka 100 runs in 23 overs,110 minutes
Day 1
  • South Africa 50 runs in 18.2 overs, 82 minutes
  • Lunch : South Africa 63/3 in 23 overs, 100 minutes, (Cullinan23*, Rhodes 4*)
  • South Africa 100 runs in 36.4 overs, 153 minutes
  • Tea : South Africa 145/6 in 53 overs 220 minutes, (Klusener 26*, Pollock 17*)
  • South Africa 150 runs in 54.5 overs, 230 minutes
  • L Klusener 50 runs in 63 balls, 117 minutes, 5x4, 0x6